Plucked from her home, a poor village girl must serve as the princess' body double on a neighbouring planet in Somaiya Daud's debut, Mirage.
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Kidnap me once, shame on you. Kidnap me twice…nope, no, that’s still your fault.
Rae Carson’s Most Wanted is a prequel to Solo: A Star Wars Story that gives a little backstory to the movie.
Lauren James' titular The Loneliest Girl in the Universe earns the moniker by travelling alone on a spacecraft headed for a new uninhabited planet. (YUP, she wins.)
The second book in Claudia Gray’s Constellation series, Defy the Worlds, begs the question: What do you do when you find your loyalties at odds?
Get to know Australian YA with Begin, End, Begin, a collection of short stories.
Alexa Donne’s Brightly Burning is a Jane Eyre retelling … set in space.
Ashley Poston's Heart of Iron is an entertaining—if formulaic—retelling.
In Alexandra Monir’s The Final Six, teenagers are tasked with saving humanity ... by leaving Earth and starting fresh on Jupiter’s moon, Europa.
In her new novel, Your One and Only, Adrianne Finlay explores a not-so-distant future in which humans are replaced by clones.
Sarah Reyes may not have much power when she's awake, but when she's a Sleeper she's almost a god.
Courtney Alameda’s Pitch Dark takes the horrors of humanity into deep space.
Iko’s mission to stop Alpha Steele—and discover the truth about herself—comes to a close in Marissa Meyer’s Wires and Nerve, Volume 2: Gone Rogue.
If sixteen stories about love triangles sounds like torture, never you fear! The shorts in Three Sides of a Heart are anything but basic with a capital B.
Uncover ancient alien secrets in Amie Kaufman and Meagan Spooner’s latest co-authored tale, Unearthed.
In Claudia Gray’s Leia, Princess of Alderaan, Leia Organa is your typical YA MC dealing with first loves, intense schoolwork, and a rebellion that could affect the fate of an entire galaxy.
Axie Oh’s Rebel Seoul features a futuristic South Korea and giant robots.
Alt-history and sci-fi collide in this world where the British Empire still exists and matchmaking is done genetically.
Sarah Fine’s Uncanny features unreliable narrators, a murder mystery, and a sexy android.
In a collapsed society, a girl named Phoenix attempts to get a New World Rising.
Ryan Graudin’s Invictus is a departure from her previous novels, but it's no less action-packed.
Hack the (virtual) planet with Marie Lu's new duology.
Discover a fascinating new universe in AdriAnne Strickland and Michael Miller’s Shadow Run.
Ride the sentient rails in Black Light Express, the follow up to Philip Reeve’s Railhead.
Wanted: Regular Earth girl to impersonate alien princess. No experience necessary and refusal is not optional.
Of Jenny and the Aliens’ main character is too teenage boy for anyone’s good.
Katie Kennedy’s What Goes Up starts out entertaining, but gets a little muddied in the second half.
The main character in Mary Weber’s The Evaporation of Sofi Snow is prepared to bring it, blizzard style, to anyone who gets in her way.
A poor boy infiltrates Taipei's high society to take down a corrupt corporation in Cindy Pon's futuristic sci-fi thriller, Want.
Scott Westerfeld and Alex Puvilland’s new graphic novel, Spill Zone, is a spooky and suspenseful time.
Sarah Fine’s Beneath the Shine mixes politics, technology, and The Scarlet Pimpernel.
Claudia Gray’s Defy the Stars is an adventure of the heart.
Brendan Reichs' Nemesis features the threat of total planetary destruction and a serial murder (same killer, same victim), yet still manages to fall flat.
Revisit old friends in Starfall, Melissa Lander’s companion novel to her 2016 hit, Starflight.
Revisit Marissa Meyer’s Lunar Chronicles universe in the first volume of Wires and Nerve, a graphic novel starring sassy android (and unsung series hero) Iko.
Take a Firefly-esque romp around the galaxy in Melissa Lander’s novel, Starflight.
Join Rhee and Aly as they attempt to uncover the truth in Rhoda Belleza's debut novel, Empress of a Thousand Skies.
A behind-the-scenes look at the new film starring Britt Robertson and Asa Butterfield.
The adventure has only just begun.
A teenager helps her non-lingual adoptive sister return to the Arctic island from where she and a bunch of other babies were found on an abandoned ship.
Although it’s set in the far future, S.J. Kincaid’s The Diabolic touches on familiar and timely themes.
Time’s running out.
A new character makes herself known.
With answers come more questions.
Like Groundhog Day, but with guns.
Let’s go to the mall!
S.E. Grove imagines a world fractured into different ages—and you thought different time zones were a hassle.
Sometimes you just gotta take a hot bath.
Claudia Gray’s Firebird trilogy spans time periods and dimensions, and wraps up with the appropriately epic A Million Worlds With You.
A snowstorm can bring with it a whole new perspective on life.
There are fluffy unicorns on this planet, so things can’t be totally bad.
Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff’s Gemina picks up where Illuminae left off and never lets up on the throttle.
Big wheels keep on turnin.’
Killer of Enemies by Joseph Bruchac. Mad Max meets Jurassic Park.
There’s a fine line between reality television and going crazy.
Jessica Shirvington’s Disruption imagines a world in which relationships are controlled through pheromone technology—and the company that owns said technology controls society.
Listen to your Umta.
Loki plays leader while reflecting on a much different former life.
No one wants to deal with a food allergy, especially when you’ve just escaped a space station overrun by menacing robots.
Craving more drama in your literary landscape? Take in the view from The Thousandth Floor.
Dive in to the first episode of ReMade, the new YA series from Serial Box Publishing.
In Jennifer Brody's first book of the Continuum Trilogy, we find out if humanity can survive in the face of certain extinction.
C.A. Higgins’ Lightless series, which begins with Lightless and Supernova, paints a bleak picture of humanity’s future.
In Katie Kennedy's Learning to Swear in America, a physicist prodigy joins NASA's efforts to stop a giant asteroid hurtling towards Earth.
In Mirror in the Sky by Aditi Khorona, the discovery of an alternate Earth forever redefines life in our world.
Rick Yancey offers answers in The Last Star, but they don't make for a satisfying conclusion.
Stephanie Perkins returns with a short story anthology for summertime swoon.
Chris Howard’s Night Speed is a drug-fueled sprint through the streets of NYC (and an examination of the struggles that come with addiction). You could win a copy!
Harriet Reuter Hapgood’s The Square Root of Summer is a lesson in grieving and love, with a little unexpected time travel thrown in.
Philip Reeve’s Railhead takes readers on a wild (train) ride through the future of humanity.
HOLY SHIZZ, a.k.a. a long overdue review of Ilsa J. Bick's Monsters, the final installment in the Ashes trilogy.
Pierce Brown’s Red Rising trilogy ends with a bang, not a whimper, in Morning Star.
Revisit the Lunar Chronicles universe—and get to know the characters before they were heroes—in Marissa Meyer’s short story collection, Stars Above.
Explore the future with Parker Peevyhouse's debut novel, Where Futures End.
Debut author Emily Henry arrives on the YA scene with her time travel romance, The Love That Split the World.
In Robin Palmer's Once Upon a Kiss, a teenager from the '80s finds herself stuck in 2016.
Meet an upcoming movie with a stellar list of ingredients that includes sci-fi, teen romance, Asa Butterfield and Britt Robertson.
Join a group of gifted young adults as they investigate “anomalies” (i.e., psychic abilities) and teenage feelings in Robin Epstein’s HEAR.
Tessa Elwood’s Inherit the Stars examines how far someone will go for her family (in space).
Ever wonder what other people did with their time while the heroes of the Rebel Alliance were battling the Empire? Claudia Gray tells a different side of the story in Lost Stars, a Star Wars novel.
Mackenzi Lee’s Frankenstein retelling, This Monstrous Thing, breathes new life into the classic tale.
The final book in Marissa Meyer’s Lunar Chronicles, Winter, doesn’t disappoint. (But it is terribly hard to say goodbye to these friends.)
The second book in Claudia Gray’s Firebird series, Ten Thousand Skies Above You, might not be as swoony as the first one, but it’s certainly not without its heart-racing moments.
Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff’s Illuminae features terrifying accidents in space, an artificial intelligence gone rogue, biochemical warfare, and the power of love.
Ryan Graudin's Wolf By Wolf creates a terrifying past in which the Axis Powers won World War II -- and one girl sets out to catalyze their downfall.
Mix one part post-apocalyptic plot with three parts science fiction (and throw in an surprising ending and unexpected humor to taste) and you’ve got Erin Bow’s new novel, The Scorpion Rules.
Get a glimpse of the characters from Tessa Elwood’s upcoming Inherit the Stars in the (free to download) prequel short story Inherit the Stars: Reprieve. Plus: You could win an ARC of the full Inherit the Stars months before its release!
Ernest Cline's newest book is a fun jaunt through space and, of course, geek culture.
Adam Silvera’s debut novel More Happy Than Not holds no punches and tugs at the heartstrings.
Not happy with your real life? Jen Brooks’ debut novel In A World Just Right gives us a glimpse into what it might be like to be able to create a better one.
Become a fan of futuristic zero-gravity boxing in Fonda Lee’s debut novel, Zeroboxer.
When it comes to Andrew Smith, a summer camp story would never just be a summer camp story.
In Soulprint by Megan Miranda, reincarnation is grounds for incarceration.
Get to know the girl behind the glamour in Fairest, the latest in Marissa Meyer’s Lunar Chronicles series.
Grab your trusty towel and hang on for a wild, galaxy-crossing adventure with Amy Rose Capetta’s Unmade!
Pierce Brown deserves all the laurels for not falling prey to the dreaded sequel doldrums with his second novel in the Red Rising trilogy, Golden Son.
Check out award-winning author Marcus Sedgwick's The Ghosts of Heaven - AND CUE "THUS SPAKE ZARATHUSTRA"
A world in which people’s destinies are determined by the frequency at which they resonate is an interesting, if flawed, idea.
Amie Kaufman and Meagan Spooner's Starbound trilogy shifts to the battle-torn planet of This Shattered World.